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About dementia: An information resource for people with dementia and their family/whānau


posted by WM Admin on 9 June 2015

About Dementia, published by Alzheimers New Zealand in 2015, aims to provide New Zealanders with the most up to date knowledge and information available on dementia.

Contents include:

  • What is dementia?
  • Early symptoms
  • Forms of dementia
  • Family links with dementia
  • Ten warning signs
  • Memory lapses versus memory loss
  • Maintaining good brain health and reducing the risk
  • Getting a diagnosis
  • Where to go for help
  • Looking after yourself
  • Sharing the news
  • Money matters
  • Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Wills
  • Advance care planning
  • End of life care

The booklet is available to download in full text at: